The Pit Stop

July 1, 2008 4:55 PM

Major Dario Franchitti news and more...

In Chip Gnassi Racing press release out today it states that due to lack of a sponsorship for the #40 car driven by Dario Franchitti they are suspending operations of this team starting with the race at Daytona this week.

This leaves 71 people out of a job.

It looks like he may still race for them though in the Nationwide Series though.

Johnny Sauter is going to get to ride the #08 car sponsored by at the LifeLock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway and the Allstate 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

In another PR Coca-Cola is having a give-away contest this weekend.  It anyone one of the 13 Coca-ColaRacing Family Members wins the race on Saturday you can goto, follow some instructions and get one free bottle of CokeZero.

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